HBO Max removed the movie “Gone with the Wind” from the program because of racial themes

American streaming platform HBO Max filmed the film “Gone With the Wind”, the plot of which unfolds during the U.S. Civil War.

As the Wall Street Journal wrote on June 10, the series “Cops” also disappeared from the program of Paramount Network TV, which, according to the publication, indicates that broadcasters are reviewing their policies against the backdrop of anti-racism protests in the U.S..

The publication points out that Gone with the Wind had been previously criticized for “romanticizing slavery. The IEE noted that it may return the film, but will add notes on the content of “controversial topics.

The film “Gone With the Wind” was filmed in 1939 with the participation of actors such as Vivienne Lee and Clark Gaber. The painting won eight awards “Oscar”. In this case, played in the movie actress Hattie McDaniel was the first of the black artists who won the “Oscar”.

Recent weeks in the U.S. continue protests and riots over the death of African American George Floyd. A man died after brutal police action during his detention.

The incident caused a wide public outcry, people opposed racism and abuse of power by the police.